West Virginia Severe Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Landslides (DR-1918)

Incident period: June 12, 2010 to June 29, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 24, 2010

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

July 21, 2010
News Release
BEAVER, W. Va. -- The deadline for local and state agencies, public utilities and certain nonprofit agencies to file their requests for disaster assistance from the June storms and flooding is Saturday, July 24, 2010. The West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (WVDHSEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) can reimburse the cost of debris removal, eligible emergency response measures and repairing or replacing some public facilities affected by the June 12-29 severe storms, flooding, mudslides and landslides.
July 20, 2010
News Release
BEAVER, W. Va. -- The Wyoming County Commission will receive nearly $300,000 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (WVDHSEM) to cover the full cost of debris removal after the June 12-29 storms and flooding.
July 16, 2010
News Release
BEAVER, W. Va. -- More than $3 million has been approved in federal disaster grants and low interest loans to help West Virginians affected by the June 12-29 severe storms, flooding, mudslides and landslides. Officials from the West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (WVDHSEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have approved grants totaling $3 million for housing assistance and $183,000 for additional needs of residents due to the disaster.
July 15, 2010
News Release
BEAVER, W. Va. -- People who live or work in Lewis County may apply for disaster unemployment benefits if they lost income because of June storms.  Lewis joins Logan, McDowell, Mingo and Wyoming counties in the program. Disaster Unemployment Assistance is funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and offered through WORKFORCE West Virginia to help people who lost their jobs or cannot work because of the severe storms, flooding, mudslides and landslides that began June 12, 2010 and continued until June 29.
July 15, 2010
News Release
BEAVER, W. Va. -- Disaster Recovery Centers will shift to a six day week beginning Friday, July 16.  Face-to-face flood recovery help will be available Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays to help West Virginians with losses from severe storms and flooding that began on June 12. Centers will no longer be open on Sundays. Disaster Recovery Centers are at the following locations:
July 14, 2010
News Release
BEAVER, W. Va. -- Rebuilding specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are offering safe cleanup and rebuilding advice in Wyoming, McDowell and Logan counties this week. The specialists provide advice and printed information to residents affected by the June flooding and to anyone who wants to strengthen their property against future storm damage. Information tables and advisors will be at the following locations until further notice:

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